Benefits of Boxing

  • Cardiovascular Health & Confidence
    • With your hands working above your heart level and your calorie burn through the roof—let alone getting in that ring or lacing up the gloves—no question, your heart will be beating double-time
  • Calorie Burn
    • Whole body—every energy system in the body is utilized
  • Feedback
    • Interesting
    • Engaging
    • Supportive
  • All ages & ranges
    • Confidence in fight or flight situation
    • Familiarity and preparedness
  • Stabilizer muscles
  • Coordination & Balance
  • Endurance
    • Mental and physical persistence and commitment (GRIT)
  • Many potential avenues to success
  • Kinetic alignment & Skill
    • Trumps burly strength (whole body/elastic)
  • Helps recover from injuries and misalignment
  • Increases HGH (Human Growth Hormone) in body
    • Keeps you young! (VO2 max levels—maximal oxygen uptake levels—75-90%)
  • Peripheral awareness, spatial, hand-eye, and kinesthetic intelligence
  • DIRECT training to brain/body connection
  • Increasing preprioception
    • also increases working memory
  • BDNF (brain derived neurotrophic factor) is a healthy brain protein that protects neurons
  • Blood-brain barrier (BBB)
    • ATP
    • neuroplastcity
    • leukocytes
  • Sculpt upper body
  • Increase bone density (jump rope)
  • Target response time
    • Hand-eye
  • Sequence recognition
  • Pattern recognition and capitalization
  • Go HAM ( Hard As a Motherf***er safely)
  • Endurance
  • Physical toughness

Liz: The Liz Leddy Story

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